Give Your Bakkie the Boot

South Africans buy bakkies by their thousands and they are often the top-selling vehicles on the sales charts. Especially double cabs are popular because they offer seating for four to five people, yet still offer the utility value of a loading bin at the rear. Considering the appeal of this vehicle design, many South Africans use them as daily drivers. The problem is that the loading bin of a bakkie is open and accessible, so anything placed in it is susceptible to theft whenever the vehicle is at a standstill or parked.
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Rigidek Aluminium Bakkie Covers

Bakkies are very popular in South Africa and are used for both business and pleasure, with the added utility of being able to haul a load on the back. However, many people also use their bakkies as daily drivers. The problem is, a bakkie is not the best choice regarding grocery shopping or carrying valuable goods, because the load box is open and easily accessible, so thieves can help themselves to what’s on the back whenever the bakkie is stationary. Luckily, Rigidek addresses this problem with their aluminium bakkie covers.
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Rigidek Aluminium Covers for Your Bakkie

South Africans love their pick-up trucks. These are versatile vehicles that can easily haul large loads on the back without impinging on passenger space. With more people using bakkies – especially the double-cab derivatives – as daily drivers, the risk of something getting stolen off the back of a stationary bakkie is higher, whether it is parked or standing at a red light. Optimising the security of your vehicle is key to ensure that nothing goes missing, and this is where Electronic Fitment Centre offers a viable solution for bakkie drivers in Gauteng, adding a Rigidek aluminium cover to your loading area that will secure your load with and advanced, reinforced security system to prevent any breach from the outside.

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Rigidek Bakkie Covers

Rigidek Covers for Your Bakkie

Pick-ups are some of the most popular vehicle types in South Africa, earning a local Afrikaans-derived nickname that refers to the open area on the back of these vehicles intended for hauling purposes. Referred to as bakkies by South Africans, they’ve earned their popularity due to their size and comfort when hitting the gravel roads on the way to the farm, with double-cab versions offering more than enough room to bring along the whole family and their luggage as well.

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Rigidek – Load Bin Security

Rigidek Protection for Your Bakkie

South Africa has a large bakkie culture, thanks in part to the farming lifestyle where farmers use bakkies to not only haul farming produce to the market, but also to traverse the farm without getting stuck or being bested by an obtrusive middelmannetjie. Today, bakkies are everywhere and although they are intended for tackling rough roads and hauling heavy cargo, people buy and drive the double-cab versions in suburbs and cities and sometimes hardly ever use them as workhorses thanks to their versatility.

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